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Wayside Waifs – Fur Ball Gala

The Overland Park Convention Center was the site for the Fur Ball Gala, a benefit for Wayside Waifs. The event, held on May 14th, featured cocktails, a gourmet dinner, an auction, and a program. The honorary co-chairmen were Carol and Joe Suhor and the Honorable Ann Mesle and Terry Christenberry. Gary Lezak served as the emcee, with assistance from his canine companions, Sunny, who is an alum, and Rainbow. Proceeds will care for more than 6,000 animals this year.

Terry Christenberry and the Honorable Ann Mesle and Carol and Joe Suhor, honorary co-chairmen


Rusty and Martha Smith with Beatrix and Bali


Kathryn Mahoney, Wayside Waifs


Ian Spinks and Juliette Singer Spinks


Kathleen Boyle Dalen with Bebe


Beatrix with Sarah McGuire and Lauren Wolff


Candy Brown, Sam Grimes, and Dianne Siegel, volunteers


AnneMarie Hunter, volunteer; with Anthony West, board member and volunteer


Scott Sanders, Nicholas Gardner, and Mike Casner


Katie and Andy Huber

Featured in the June 25, 2022 issue of The Indpendent.
Photo credit: Andrea Nigh Photography


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